Behavioral Health Technician (Full Time and Part Time)
Description

 

Behavioral Health Technician

We are seeking part time BHT's for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift

Salary- Starting at $14.00 per hour ( 2nd Shift receives $.50 per hour shift differential and 3rd Shift receives $1 per hour Shift Differential) 

Bridges of Hope is a small, privately owned facility where client care is our number one priority. If you love working in a "family style" atmosphere and have a passion for helping others, consider a position at our facility. One of our most important departments within our company are our Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT's). BHT's will provide direct care for all clients in our Inpatient program.  Under the immediate supervision of the Behavior Health Technician Manager, BHT's are responsible for monitoring, observing and reporting client activities while providing structure and support. To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate is upbeat, positive, energetic and outgoing, while having the ability to multi-task, take initiative and think ahead. Behavioral Health Technicians need to be able to handle client complaints and problem solve while keeping a professional and positive attitude.

Behavioral Health Technician Responsibilities and Duties

• Provide the highest possible quality of care for patients struggling with alcohol and substance abuse recovery 

• Follow and enforce all program rules 

• Must be comfortable working closely with people with addiction and mental health disorders  

• Must have the ability to work closely with staff members across all departments 

• Perform client rounds and document any observed or communicated behaviors 

• BHT is responsible for reading shift notes at the beginning of their shift and completing shift notes before the end of their shift

• Maintain appropriate boundaries, ethical and moral standards and confidentiality with all clients

• BHT transports patients to appointments, labs, activities, and community or special events, etc.

• Attend and participate in any required staff meetings and training

• Conduct new client admissions when the Admissions Department is not available 

• Have the ability to multi-task, work in a fast paced and changing environment 

• Maintain a visible presence on the floor

• Knowledge of substance abuse/addiction issues or related work experience 

• Participate in staff, treatment team, and leadership team meetings as appropriate     

• Maintain clean, orderly, and sanitary conditions throughout the facilities. (i.e., trash collection, etc.)

• Performs other duties as assigned


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Requirements

 Behavioral Health Technician Job Requirements 

• High School diploma or 2 years’ experience in Behavioral Health is required 

• An ability to learn quickly, multi-task, and utilize effective communication skills, including both telephone and in-person 

• Scheduling flexibility, holiday and weekend rotation is REQUIRED. 

• Must hold valid driver's license with acceptable driving record

• Positive demeanor and clear understanding of professional boundaries with clients 

• Knowledge of addiction/mental health disorders preferred

• Ability to follow directives while adhering to facility policies with seamless implementation                               

 • Time management skills, team approach, and computer skills 



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Salary Description
$14.00 hour